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. barack obama welcomes the india leader to the white house. >>> and then what could remove governor mark sanford from office. >>> and the hatch between the shuttle and space station close >>> right now, president obama is meeting with india's prime minister. the president and first lady, michelle obama, welcomed the prime minister and his wife with an arrival ceremony indoors. they went on the oval office after they met for a bilateral meeting. afterwards the two leaders were to hold a joint news conference. >>> and now to the war in afghanistan. we are learning the president plans to announce his new strategy early next week. president obama met with top advisors in a final major discussion before the announcement. robert gibbs says the president has all the infmation he wants and needs to make a decision. >>> brand-new details today about the suspect in the ft. hood massacre. nidal malik hasan will likely plead not guilty and use an insanity defense. he has been charged with 13 counts of premedicated murder. he remains ithe intensive care unit in the hospital. >>> and today legislators
. >>> president obama is on his way to ft. hood where he will speak at a memorial service for those that lost their lives at the military post last week. more than 3,000 people are expected to be at the ceremony. kimberly suitors joins us now with more on that and the investigation into the shooting. good morning, kimberly. >> good morning, kimberly. president obama and mrs. obama is expected to be in mt. hood soon. and in the meantime, the fbi and federal investigators from the department of defense continue toÑi pore over hisy=u5qmet computers, and trying to explain why anybody would shoot over 100 rounds atxdxd the ÑiÑiserviceme women. >> reporter: in anticipation of a base-wide memorial service. the president and first lady will meet privately of the families of the fallen, and the wounded. a battle buddy survived. >> i said, no, you are not going to die. i prommice you will be okay. i will take care of you. >> scarred after 13 people were killed, and 29 injured in last week's mass shooting. the alleged shooter, major hasan is now awake but being advised not to talk by his attorney. wh
of this home. >> what a magnificent place to visit. >>> president obama, a sight seer. he takes time to see the sights. you are watching "news4 midday." >>> welcome to "news4 midday." i am barbara harrison. >> and i am joe krebs. police have arrested a man in the murder of a 9-year-old boy. he stood at the door inside his columbia heights apartment on saturday night. tracee wilkins is live with this story. >> reporter: the mayor and the chief of police and the council member that represents this ward all had a press cference here. they had a candlelight vigil here, and the family who were in the community, the mayor says the chief of police was missing from the vigil because the police was working in the ward to get the guy. this brings up issues like security for buildings like this one. 26-year-old jose twinta was arreed. he is face k charges for first-degree murder. he would not call him a member, but called him an associate. they say he was responsible for a number of robberies in the neighborhood. the chief of police had this to y at this press conference. >> every hour they had been a
improving with the obama administration, but we still need toeep gog. >> a lot of it's transportation. i learned here seven years ago and roads here are terrible, but, again, the same old thing and paying the same old people to solve the same problem has not worked so far. >> polls show mcdonnell with a double digits lead over deeds. voters mayiterally be walking into their polling places with these campaign workers continuing to handing out literature and asking for support. >> people are cordial. they probably already made up their minds. >> reporter: both will end up in richmond to watch the results come in. back to you, all. >> there are many other races up for grabs today as well. virginians, will choose another lieutenant governor, and a new attorney general. all 100 seats in the house of delegates are up for election today. another election being watched closely is the governor's race in new jersey. president obama made five appearances in new jersey to make his case for jon corzine. he faces a toughhallenge from a former prosecutor, republican chris christie. a republican has not
obama is in japan this morning. one issue on his agenda, the future of u.s. military bases in that country. >>> and the november nor'easter causing pr if i had to sit on a bench during the middle of a game due to diabetes it would frustrate me. in a basketball game a couple minutes could mean a big momentum shift. my bayer meter is very important. (announcer) only bayer's contour meter has programmable personal high low settings. it allows me to be able to look at my highs and lows to make sure that my diabetes is being controlled as tightly as possible. with my bayer meter i don't miss valuable game time. i'm alana burns and staying in the game is my simple win. (announcer) the contour meter, only from bayer. >>> right now, time is running out to bury a korean war veteran. he was 83 when he died back in august. he is to be buried with full military honors this afternoon, but yesterday somebody sto an urn from the family's van. the urn was in a turquoise back. discharge papers are also missing along with the death certificate. his family offered a $1,000 reward if the ashes
morning and welcome back. president obama will announce the details of the new afghan strategy in an address next week. brooke hart reports from capitol hill. >> the obama's hosting the prime minister of india. it was a listers from washington and hollywood and under a world of affairs under a tent. >> let the two great nations realize all the triumphs and achievements that await us. cheers. please be seated. >> earlier the president was asked about strategy in afghanistan. >> it's my job to finish it. >> reporter: republicans demanded things, but krconcerns are coming in about costs. democrats are considering a war tax to pay for it. and including a decorated iraq veteran that quit his post in afghanistan over strategy. >> if we add more troops to keep fighting, and the taliban is not coming to the table for negotiations until they start to withdrawal. >> aides say obama will layout his plan next week. the president's address will probably be on tuesday, and soon after hearings on more funding for the commander in afghanistan, general mcchrystal. brooke hart, nbc news. >>> and
. and there is some relief,ñr though, and president obama is set to sign legislation approved by congress to help with unemployment aid. >>> and let's look outside. a beautiful day with blue skies. it's chilly. but tom says it will warm up aç little bit, right? >> yeah, not much. we don't have much of a warmup. we are right around 50. it will warm up a couple more degrees as we get into the afternoon hours. the big story is the winds. they have really increased dramatically this morning. we will take a look outside and see the camera bouncing around in the wind that continues to gust up to around 30 miles per hour. and these are the temperatures right now, and we're in the upper 40s, and it's 48 in washington, mid-40s and further west 40s. the gusts have been around 25 miles per hour to 30 miles per hour this morning. and we will have the wind with us into perhaps the late afternoon hours, and then the big story overnight is as the winds calm down under a car sky, we will have a freeze, and right here in washington, and this would be earlier than average, perhaps even in prince georges ç,áu+k
are fed up with the obama-pelosi-kaine agenda. >> the president's spokeman rejects representative cantor's suggestion. >> i just don't agree with that. >> on the "today" show, wednesday morning, current governor tim kaine blamed the loss o history. >> for years the white house loses many of the trends. >> but it's the economy, stupid. >> the virginia model shows when we are united as a party, we are attracted to a message of the future where we can empower folks to get their economic security back. >> that's the highlight of his life. the loser's speech touched on the lack of spoils going to the victor. >> if we are going to come up with a transportation solution that works all for virginia, and college and affordable for all, we have a whole pile of work ahead of us. >> a whole pile of work. that's one way of putting it, with virginia's projected budget gap topping $1.5 billion. speaking of money, the deeds campaign was out spent by the mcdonnell team, 2 to 1. back to you. >> thank you. >>> it was a clean sweep for republicans all across part of the commonwealth's top offices. incumbent
for air drop supplies from a river when they disappeared. >>> president obama meanwhile will spend the day trying to decide the new strategy for the war in afghanistan. the white house says the president will meet with the national security team to discuss apparently four options according to military officials the options include several ways the president can send additional u.s. forces next year. robert gates and mullen and secretary of state hillary clinton are said to be in favor of sending more troops. >>> and investigators are trying out to hasan's motive for the shooting spree last week. and pete williams has more on the investigation and how last week's victims are being remembered. >> reporter: gathering on the sprawling army post, 15,000 people came to pay respect to the 13 that were killed symbolized by the simplest of tributes of military tradition. >> three were women, and ten were men, and among them they had 19 children and one had a child on the way. >> reporter: with the wound the physical they cou attend, president obama had these remarks. >> we know the killer will be m
-october. and robert gates is saying a surge could happen quickly, and this suggests barack obama will approve sending more troops to the country. an official announcement is expected in the next weeks. gates admitted that getting the additional troops to afghanistan would be a bigger logistical challenge than the iraq surge. >>> and then hillary clinton is in afghanistan meeting with karzai and the troops. she is also gaining attention for something else. clinton has been getting many reviews for certain coats she has been wearing. the coats are saying it's of the hippie fashion, and one blogger praised her from moving away from the pants suits and moving towards something new. >>> 210 elephants and 190 tigers remain in indonesia. and in 20 years the arrange tangs could be exstink. good morning, jeff, and thank you for joining us. >> how are you? >> thank you for joining us. you travelled to seven countries on our different continents. why is a race needed to save these animals? >> well, joe, we just completed this incredible journey, an odyssey that took us around the world, for a project called "10
the intersection is tough to cros >> president obama is on his way to asia. coming up, the economic announcement he made just before boarding air force one. >> the men and women who helped stop the ft. hood shooter, talk about that day. >> legal news about the balloon boy's parents. if you have high blood pressure, like me, and get a cold. you need cold medicine with a heart. only coricidin hbp has a heart, right on the box. it's the only cold brand that won't raise your blood pressure. coricidin hbp. powerful cold medicine with a heart. when it comes to constipation relief... miralax is the one. it's the one. the one recommended by more doctors. only miralax is clinically proven to relieve constipation with no harsh side effects. miralax is the only one. restore your body's natural rhythm with miralax. >>> right now, president obama is aboard air force one bound for the far east. first he'll make a stop at the air force base in anchorage, alaska to meet with trp troops, from there to japan and china. topics of discussion include economy, energy, north korea and afghanistan. this will be his first
: the stakes are monumental for president obama. he says when it comes to health care families can't afford no change. >> we had an obligation to create a better health care system that works for our people, our businesses and our government alike. that's why -- >> reporter: the president leans on lawmakers in person on friday to try to close the deal for democrats. the house plan today gets a powerful endorsement from the aarp, that is bound to help democrats counter gop charges their plan would expand coverage at the expense of medicare. in washington, brooke hart, nbc news. >> a handful of lawmakers are expected to speak at today's rally on capitol hill including minority leader john boehner, minority whip eric cantor and mike pence of indiana. >>> there is a big party going on in the big apple. yankee fans in case you couldn't tell. they celebrated well into the early morning hours, after their team won the world series. its first since 2000. >> rodriguez goes and a fly ball into right. down the line. >> the yankees beat the phillies 7-3 to win their 27th world series title. hideki mats
. >>> our time is 11:11. an important week for president obama. coming up, we will look at the issues facing the president, including the speech on the afghanistan policy. >>> and tiger woods, the investigation into this weekend's accident outside his home remains open. we will have the latest. >>> the redskins, for a second week in a row, a late game letdown, and it leaves >>> president obama faces a tough sell to skeptical americans and congress if he plans to send more troops to afghanistan. early leaks suggest the president will send more than 30,000 troops. costs could be the biggest obstacle in the president's plan, a million dollars per troop per year. democrats are in favor of a war tax on the wealthy or across the board. today president obama and british prime minister gordon brown will have a video conference regarding afghanistan. >>> and the senate is also set to have debate today on the health care reform. it would also ban insurance companies from denying coverage because of preexisting conditions. supporters and opponents of the legislation will introducene amendment today, an
. >> president obama is on the way home. his last top south korea, what he did the before taking off. >>> and new information on a south african runner whose gender was questioned. will she keep her gold medal? stay with us. we'll be back. if you have high blood pressure, like me, and get a cold. you need cold medicine with a heart. only coricidin hbp has a heart, right on the box. it's the only cold brand that won't raise your blood pressure. coricidin hbp. powerful cold medicine with a heart. when it comes to constipation relief... miralax is the one. it's the one. the one recommended by more doctors. only miralax is clinically proven to relieve constipation with no harsh side effects. miralax is the only one. restore your body's natural rhythm with miralax. >>> right now, secretary of state hillary clinton is in kabul for president hamid karzai's inauguration. karzai was sworn in for a second five-year term as afghanistan's president. in his speech karzai said afghanistan will control its own security within five years, and prosecute corrupt officials. karzai won this year's election after his
. savannah guthrie has the story. >> reporter: tuesday night's state dinner, the obama's big coming out party. it was also washington hard to get invitation from the world of politics and entertainment, and there were dozens of boldfaced names, and then two that were just plain bold. a virginia couple somehow managed to get into the state dinner, even though on the ficial guest list their names were nowhere to be found. they snapped pictures with biden and emanuel. and they had a capture, i was honored to be invited to attend the state dinner. the couple was taped before the dinner by producers by bravo tv. bravo, who is parent company also owns nbc news said the couple was inved and they had no reason to believe otherwise. >> it was a last-minute thing, and that's why they were not on the list. they never acknowledged they were never invited. >> reporter: procedures were not followed at the first check point that night. and in a statement, everybody that goes through the white house goes through levels of screening and nobody was under any risk or threat. shown here in their wedding video po
at the falls church mosque. and tuesday a massive memorial service is planned and president obama will be there along with thousands of mourners to honor the injured and fallen. hasan is still named as the only suspect, but authorities will not say when charges will be filed and they have yet to determine a motive. 16 victims remain hospitalized with gunshot wounds, and seven of them are still in intensive care. back to you. >> thank you, kimberly. >>> our time is 10 after 11:00. hurricane ida is now a tropical storm. we will look at where the storm is headed and how xhun kecommun are preparing. >>> people watch in horror as the dear tries to outrun the predator. and a break down of the game coming up. >>> new today, a suicide bombing in pakistan. police say three people were killed at a market in paetsch war after a suicide bomber detonated explosives when police stopped to check him. the attack is in retaliation of the offensive throughout the country. >>> three american hikers taken into custody in iran have been charged with espionage. word of the charges came today from an ir
the group, president obama hits the campaign trail in several states where the democratic candidates are in trouble. yesterday he was in new jersey to help governor jon corzine who is up for re-election. and just lack week he was in virginia campaigning for creigh deeds. the democrats performed well in the last twolectns but experts say the tide may be turning. >> it's been clear since summer democrats were having motivation problems, and the president was dropping and democrats were dropping among the independents. we already know that. >> it's not all good news for republicans, either. this weekend in upstate new york, the republican nominee and a special election for congress suddenly dropped out afterarah palin and other party members endorsed a third-party candidate. and she then turned around and endorsed the democratic candidate. >>> debate over same-sex marriage is taking now. many are expected to testify in morning on the second council meeting this morning. it's outside the wilson building, and we have megan there, good morning. >> reporter: this bill wou legalize same-sex
gram ram. mrs. obama is viting t cateria andardenhis rning. >> gssso.ave a gden ther 11:11 ur time now. pirates attack a u.s. ship for the sond t in seven months. ming up, who stopped the fm g ship. >>> and t thele will connect to the space station in the next half hour. "aantis" is getting closer to e itional space station. the slelock in about half an hour from w. it will del000 pouf anda can g a look at sndhidakeure everythis iac atirginians are onboard the ntis. >>> a group of somates ied totake ship. european union navalces say ards onboard reld the attackit gun firend a high erab onboard t ship today. >>> in virginia beach the c to free a massive bart ran round durghe nor'eter we lt ek. the barge gut ston sand r and they are trying to get it back to sea. officials sare iy the risk to the environment. >>> presidentbama isn s korea ght rning after spendghree s the president spe the last day of that visitith the predentsi of chi. he tellsbc's chief white house correspondent chuck todd he is close to a decion. >>his desion,ill it be the cision thatimely tsion wlut us o a thowds en
the thickness around the waist. >> broachs are popular. >> i think what is interesting, michelle obama is really at the forefront of the trend. they are not your grandmother's, and if they are, they are being used in a different way. it's a very modern way to wear an old-fashioned piece. >> madeline albright might that popular when she was here, too. let's move on to men. they are choices in things they can wear and places to buy them. >> barney's and chevy chase is making a strong push. this is a suit they have up there. and a lot of new men looks are retro, going back to the style, and the invevest is back. >> they go terrifically. skinny ties. "mad men" ties are all the rage. >>> and for more information on these products, check on fashion washington's lush life segment. we welcome you and will see you the next time you are here. >> thank you. joe? >>> let's look at some of the stories we are following for news4 this afternoon. jim joins us. >> i think we both need a vest to get up a date here. the doctors sent home a pregnant woman and said it was not her time. wow! a baby girl that had doct
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